I will never forget that evening. I can't think of a moment when I was more blown away by a musical composition.
I don't recall the composer or the conductor, but I was at a performance played by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. My ticket put me in the first row and it was worth it. The music was powerful, foreboding, amazing, haunting, compelling, and glorious, all at the same time.
There were moments when I wished this night would never end, and moments when I wanted to get up...